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January 2014

WM3’s Jason Baldwin at Olympia Timberland Library

January 30, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Olympia Timberland Library, 313 8th Ave. SE
Olympia, 98501
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    Join us for a special evening with the West Memphis 3's Jason Baldwin.  You'll have an opportunity to hear about his experiences as a wrongfully convicted man whose best friend and co-defendant was on death row. This is also a great chance to get up to speed on the death penalty and the exciting work that is happening here in Washington!

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February 2014

Lobby Day 2014

February 12, 2014
Washington State Capitol Olympia, WA United States + Google Map

WCADP will hold a lobby day for death penalty repeal in Olympia on February 12, 2014. We need people from all around the state to come and talk to their elected officials about death penalty repeal. Register online here, and tell your friends! We will be adding details as the date approaches, including how to find a ride, where to get training, and what the day will look like, so stay tuned for more information.

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April 2014

I am Troy Davis: The Human Impact of the Death Penalty – Seattle

April 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, 225 N 70th St
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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Kimberly Davis, Troy's sister, and Jen Marlowe, author of I am Troy Davis, will be leading a discussion about the book and about Davis's case. Other participants include: Jesse Hagopian, Teacher, Garfield High School Gerald Hankerson, president of Seattle and WA State NAACP Brynn Smith, Outreach Coordinator, ACLU of Washington Mary Paterson, Organizer, No New Jim Crow, Seattle The event will commemorate the life and legacy of Troy Davis, expose the human impact of the death penalty system, and continue the important…

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I am Troy Davis: The Human Impact of the Death Penalty – Evergreen College

April 9, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Evergreen College – Recital Hall, Communications Building, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW
Olympia, WA 98505 United States
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Kimberly Davis, Troy’s sister, and Jen Marlowe, author of I am Troy Davis, will be leading a discussion about the book and about Davis’s case. The event will commemorate the life and legacy of Troy Davis, expose the human impact of the death penalty system, and continue the important discussion of abolition in Washington state–a discourse that has gained significant traction since Governor Inslee’s announcement of a moratorium on executions. Similar events have been held this fall/winter in New York…

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I am Troy Davis: The Human Impact of the Death Penalty – Olympia

April 9, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orca Books, 509 4th Ave E
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Kimberly Davis, Troy's sister, and Jen Marlowe, author of I am Troy Davis, will be leading a discussion about the book and about Davis's case. The event will commemorate the life and legacy of Troy Davis, expose the human impact of the death penalty system, and continue the important discussion of abolition in Washington state--a discourse that has gained significant traction since Governor Inslee's announcement of a moratorium on executions. Similar events have been held this fall/winter in New York City,…

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May 2014

“The Death Penalty Is Unjust and Is Being Abolished” – on TCTV

May 1, 2014 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Every month since February 1987 the Olympia Fellowship of Reconciliation has produced one-hour TV programs on issues related to peace, social justice, economics, the environment, and nonviolence. Our May 2014 program provides fresh information, fresh insights, and fresh support for moving ahead on abolition of the death penalty. The program will summarize how the death penalty fails to deliver on what it promises and, in fact, causes more problems. Then, we’ll briefly explain how we would be safe without the death penalty. Finally,…

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September 2014

I Am Troy Davis book discussion @ Traditions Café (Olympia)

September 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Traditions Café, 300 5th Ave SW
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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Read the book I Am Troy Davis now. Gather with other people to discuss it on Sun. Sept. 21, 2014: On September 21, 2011, the State of Georgia executed Troy Anthony Davis, despite strong evidence of his innocence and protests by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Pope Benedict XVI, President Jimmy Carter, and 51 members of Congress all appealed for clemency. The book I Am Troy Davis was coauthored by Jen Marlowe and Davis’ sister Martina Davis-Correia. This powerful book tells…

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Fellowship of Reconciliation: Seattle Chapter Meeting about the Death Penalty

September 21, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Woodland Park Presbyterian Church, 225 N 70th St
Seattle, WA 98103 United States
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September 21st marks the 3rd anniversary of the execution of Troy Davis. Find out what the Safe and Just Alternatives Campaign is doing to build on Governor Inslee's moratorium on executions in order to ensure that there will be no more executions in Washington State. We will discuss what we can do to help this campaign reach its goal of legislatively abolishing the death penalty. Danielle Fulfs is the Outreach Coordinator for the Washington Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty,…

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“Just Mercy” book launch with author, Dorothy Van Soest (Lake Forest Park)

September 23, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98115 United States
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Come celebrate the launch of Dorothy's novel, Just Mercy! From the cover: Bernadette Baker lives through every mother’s worst nightmare when her adopted sixteen-year-old daughter, Veronica, is brutally murdered in a shocking and random act of violence. Ten years later the murderer, Raelynn Blackwell, is facing execution for her crime, and despite being united in their grief over Veronica, the Baker family is deeply divided on the subject of the death penalty. On one side is Veronica’s deeply spiritual and sensitive…

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Up Your Ave (University District, Seattle)

September 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Ave, University Ave & 45 St
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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WCADP will be tabling at Up Your Ave in the U-District. We are so excited to meet all the new and returning students! From their site: The U District Partnership invites you to participate in this year’s Up Your Ave event! Part of the annual Dawg Daze celebration, this event attracts over 1500 participants and introduces new UW students to the larger University District community.During UP YOUR AVE, students explore University Way and fill a booklet with passport-style stamps from…

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